A federal bill to change the way environmental assessments of large projects are handled met with strong and mixed reaction at a Senate Committee hearing held in Halifax yesterday. Environmentalists like the fact assessments of new projects must include “climate change” as one factor. “The Bill is not perfect but it is a balanced and...
News 1. Quadriga Halifax Examiner contributor Andrew D. Wright took a deep dive into the corporate history of the Quadriga cryptocurrency exchange, and found much of it was based on false promises and lies. Click here to read “Quadriga’s Magic Ride: A journey into a labyrinth of money and lies.” This article is for subscribers. Click […]
News 1. BP spill On Friday, BP reported a small spill of synthetic lubricating mud at its West Aquarius drill site on the Scotia Shelf drill site. The government regulator has ordered drilling suspended until an investigation is complete. News of the spill is posted to the incident page of the Canada–Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board […]
When BP named its exploratory well in the Mississippi Canyon the Macondo Prospect after the doomed fictional town of Macondo from Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s One Hundred Years of Solitude, that alone should have raised alarm bells. The story of seven generations of the Buendía family are set in the Colombian town, which is beset by […]
News 1. Weather There was weather. 2. The new convention centre is already a financial disaster for the city I reported Friday afternoon: The city expected to have a $1.8 million deficit on its Halifax Convention Centre account this year, but that figure has nearly doubled — to $3.5 million. And a revised analysis of […]